Free English As A Second Language Bible Studies begin weekly on Mondays in August

What: English as a Second Language Bible Studies Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 136 Margaret Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario, N2H 4H9 (enter through parking lot door on Louisa Street) When: Every Monday, 19:00-20:15, beginning on Monday, August 1, 2022 Cost: Free Description:…

Sundays back to one 10:45AM Divine Service and Sunday school and Bible studies at 9:30AM

Dear members of Grace and guests, With the province ending all social distancing and capacity mandates and the region ending the face mask by-law, Grace is now going back to its normal one 10:45AM Divine service.  The 10:45AM Divine Service…

Even the Suggestion of Robots Leading Worship is a Desecration of the Divine Service

Dear Reader, This week I noticed a BBC news article with a video titled: God and Robots: Will AI transform religion?  You can read and watch it here: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-58983047 The article and accompanying video ask if artificial intelligence (AI) and…

Thanksgiving Message from Pastor Korsch

Dear Members of Grace, Please click here to watch a short Thanksgiving message from me: https://youtu.be/UCqTRARwst4 God bless, Pastor Korsch

Gospel of John Bible Study (for Sunday, October 3, 2021)

Dear Members of Grace, This coming Sunday, October 3rd, we will have only one service at 10:45AM, which means that I will be able to lead a Bible study downstairs in the lower auditorium.  Please join us downstairs as we…

Gospel of John Bible Study for John 5:16-47 (Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021)

Here are the links for the Bible study this week. John 5:16-18  https://youtu.be/mEJVRe4HXI4 John 5:19-30 https://youtu.be/dgdkfDWOfyk John 5:31-47 https://youtu.be/GBrx9CQwYhI   Pastor Korsch

Sermon for the Second Sunday after Pentecost

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click here to watch this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/kaQqBNo5HEE   God bless, Pastor Korsch

Persecuted Christian Refugee Arrives in K-W

Dear Members of Grace, It is with great delight that I can tell you that Grace’s sponsored refugee, a persecuted Christian young man, arrived in Canada at Pearson International Airport last Thursday.  Upon his arrival he was granted permanent resident…

Lutheran Content Online!

Dear members of Grace, The following are a set of links to a great deal of Lutheran Church-Canada content as well as links to other Lutheran websites that offer Lutheran audio/video content or books: Lutheran Church-Canada’s website has all kinds…

Pastoral Letter from Pastor Korsch

Dear members of Grace, Grace and mercy to you all from God our Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! The purpose of this letter is to describe to you how the Emergency Declaration by the Region of Waterloo…

Home Worship Resources

Dear Members of Grace, With many Lutheran Church-Canada congregations closed as we are, the synod has put out information that will help your family have devotions at home.  You will find the information and other related news in the link…

Waterloo Region Declares Closure of all Churches

Dear Members of Grace, The Region of Waterloo has used its emergency powers to declare the closure of all churches in the Region as of today, March 25, 2020.  This is an open-ended declaration so we do not know when…

A Sermon on the Coronavirus: Christ is our Hope and our Life!

Dear members of Grace: May the Lord bless you with His peace and grace during these challenging days of the coronavirus pandemic.  The following is my sermon for you which I preached on Sunday, March 15, 2020.  If any of…

Understanding the times

We live in confusing times, times that are very different from the days not that long ago of the late nineties and early 2000s. Back then everyone was positive, people were in a good mood, and little mistakes were overlooked…

Pentecost: The Season of the Church

The Day of Pentecost marks the Sunday seven weeks (49 days) after Easter when the Holy Spirit was poured out on the church (Acts 2).  On this day God gave the early Christians the gift of the Holy Spirit to…

Pastor's Epiphany message

Pastor’s Epiphany message

Dear Reader, Epiphany is the season of the church after Christmas.  Epiphany comes from a Greek word which means to “shine” or to “reveal.”  In these days after Christmas when the chocolate and candy bowl at home never seems to…

Pastor’s Christmas Message

Dear Reader, The time leading up to and after Christmas can be a time of mixed emotions for many. Darkness comes earlier in the evening and the temperature drops.  Memories of loved one lost this time of year stay with…